Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Saturday, July 16, 2016

155 Years Ago: Protecting Annapolis

JULY 18TH, 1861:  Confederate schooner Favorite was captured by the USS Yankee, Commander T.T. Craven, on Yeocomico River; Favorite was sunk later at Piney Point on the Potomac.

**  Commander Ridgely, U.S. Receiving Ship Allegheny, reported his ship had received a battery of guns from the Washington Navy Yard and was standing by in the harbor for the protection of Annapolis.

--Old B-Runner

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